Bristol Police log: Man assaults car with screwdriver


The following are among those listed in the Bristol Police log Jan. 13 - 21, 2014:

Monday, Jan. 13

A Wood Street caller reported suspicious activity at their neighbor's house. The windows on the second floor were covered in tinfoil.

A woman reported seeing a man verbally abuse a child in the area of Wood Street. However, the man was just disciplining his son, police said.

A Franklin Street resident called police because his 17-year-old son was acting out.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

It was reported that someone stole parts to an excavator on King Phillip Avenue.

A caller reported hearing an alarm going off in the area of Washington and High streets. Police later found a smoke detector in a nearby dumpster and pulled out the batteries.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

A Wood Street resident asked to speak to police about her landlord entering her apartment without permission.

A Herzig Court caller also wanted to speak to police about a disagreement he had with his handicapped son and mother.

Thursday, Jan. 16

A Sherry Ave resident called police at 9:47 p.m. because someone was knocking on her breezeway door.

Police were called to a home at the Francis Street apartments because someone heard screaming and yelling, followed by a loud crash sound.

Friday, Jan. 17

DEM and Animal Control were called to Blithewold Gardens to remove a dead deer on the side of the road.

Jeffrey Powell, 36, of 10 Francis St., Bristol, was arrested on a 6th District Court bench warrant charge.

A Sousa Street resident called police to report that a truck was revving its engine every time it drove by their home.

Saturday, Jan. 18

A caller asked police to check out a home on Tobin Lane, which is owned by her parents but is currently vacant. When visiting the home, she heard a flushing sound, like that of a toilet.

Peter Steven Eklund, 25, of Barrington, was arrested on charges of DUI second offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

Police responded to a Hope Street home for an accidental misdial by a child.

Sunday, Jan. 19

Charity A. Cabral, 38, of 18 Goulart Ave., Bristol, was arrested on a 6th District Court bench warrant charge.

Firefighters responded to a home on Hope Street for a reported oven fire.

Monday, Jan. 20

Police responded to Ammouri's Gas and Food Mart on Hope Street for a report that there were two lost puppies in the woods. They were unable to find the dogs.

Justin J. Milhomens, 28, of 25 Franca Drive, Bristol, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony. He was allegedly threatening another driver on Gooding Avenue, punching the other driver's car windows with a screwdriver.


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